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Special to the ReformerBRATTLEBORO — Brattleboro Memorial Hospital recently hosted the annual Medical Staff Recognition event at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. The event honored providers for their contributions to the hospital and … more
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is completing a major upgrade to our information technology systems so all hospital departments, BMH Medical Group practices, and other computer systems will be more effectively linked, while giving our patients better … more
Special to the ReformerBRATTLEBORO — Mara Buchbinder, PhD, a medical anthropologist and faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will talk about her study, "The Vermont Study on Aid-in- Dying," on Monday, June 5, 2 … more
Silence is the leading cause of a seriously overlooked health crisis in America — men are living sicker and dying younger than women at a rising rate. A century ago, women lived, on average, one year longer than men. Today, men, on average, … more
BRATTLEBOROLead Safe & Healthy Homes is offering federal lead paint safety courses for contractors, landlords, and others interested in using lead-safe renovation techniques. The federal Renovation, Repair and Painting Certification offered in … more
BRATTLEBORO — Tick season has arrived, but the Health Department says Vermonters can enjoy being outside in our beautiful state by knowing how to avoid ticks and their bite. Visitors to the healthvermont.gov/BeTickSmart website will find … more
Q: I have heard that turmeric supplements work quite well in an anti-inflammatory capacity, with less risk than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. What are your thoughts on turmeric as an anti-inflammatory supplement? A: The turmeric powder found … more
New England states are experiencing a high prevalence of Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. In 2015, Vermont experienced the highest incidence of Lyme disease per population (CDC, 2015 and 2016). This year, the anticipated rate of tick … more
Scientific studies on vaccine safety have never proven a link between vaccines — specifically measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) — and autism, yet the myth persists almost 20 years after the flawed research was published. The fear that … more
Q I'm a 77-year-old woman, and I'm a hoarder. Well, maybe I'm a hoarder. Or maybe I'm just lazy or even a procrastinator. Regardless, how can I get myself in gear?A Hoarding behavior has only recently been recognized as a disorder. According to the … more
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